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ANZAC Day

The UK has Rememberance Day, the US has Memorial Day and down under we have ANZAC Day. Every child in Australia and New Zealand knows December 25 is Christmas Day, and April 25 is ANZAC Day. During our time at school we learn about the day when Australia truly grew up and became a real […]

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April 23, 2014 by | 2 Comments

Top Travel Deals of the Week

Florence view

Looking for something new and fun to do while traveling this week? Check out Viator’s best travel deals available around the globe this week and make the most of your travel budget!

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April 22, 2014 by | 17 Comments

Sydney Crimes and Passions Walking Tour

The El Alamein Fountain

Walking tours are an ideal way to get the lowdown on a city, and our Crimes and Passions Walking Tour delivered on its promise to expose the underbelly of Sydney’s notorious past. We met our guide, Valentino, under the oversized Coca Cola sign at the famous intersection known as Kings Cross. He explained that in the 1800’s, this area was an exclusive suburb known for its posh Victorian homes.

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January 30, 2014 by | 0 Comments

Top 25 Things to Do in Australia & New Zealand: 2014 Viator Travel Awards

Ayers Rock

You’ll find all kinds of activities listed, including climbing iconic bridges, learning about indigenous culture, tasting the fruits of the area’s vineyards, and getting up close to local wildlife. Join us for this tour of the Top 25 Things to Do in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands!

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January 14, 2014 by | 2 Comments

25 Ways to Celebrate Australia Day

Whether you’re a visitor to the great land Down Under (or an Aussie traveler), there are many ways to celebrate Australia Day besides the typical Aussie barbecue no matter where you might be traveling on the big day. All of these options have been chosen to help people get better acquainted with the country that is being celebrated.

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January 9, 2014 by | 2 Comments

The Hobbit’s Ultimate Guide to New Zealand

Matamata, the famous setting for Hobbiton

Luckily for travelers to New Zealand, this fantasy-world of rings and hobbits was shot in a very real place, and thanks to the convenience of movie-themed tours, it’s easy to visit the same outposts where dwarves and trolls once voyaged. To take a walk in the footsteps of The Hobbit, here is a guide to many of the locations where scenes from the movies were filmed.

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December 16, 2013 by | 2 Comments

Australia’s Cricket Season

Melbourne Cricket Ground. Photo Credit: Alan Isherwood via Flickr.

As the weather heats up in the Southern Hemisphere, not all Australians will be hitting the beach – summer also marks the start of the cricket season and the highly anticipated games will be drawing sports fans from all around the world. As one of Australia’s most popular sports, cricket fever sweeps the nation as the series gets underway and whether you manage to score tickets for a test match or join the crowds down the pub to catch the game on TV, you’re sure to get swept up in the action.

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November 13, 2013 by | 0 Comments

Auckland’s Best Beaches

Mission Bay

So you’re in Auckland, the sun is out and you’re thinking, wow this is a great day to go to the beach: where do you go? West to the black sand and surf? North to the sandy suburban shores? Or closer to home to a city beach?

Auckland is located on an isthmus between two coasts – east and west – so there are many beaches to choose from. For some you’ll need a car, for others a bus ticket or short ferry ride will get you there in no time.

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October 24, 2013 by | 0 Comments

Buy Any New Zealand Tour and Save 15% on Your 2nd!

From now until October 15, 2013, when you buy any New Zealand tour, you get 10% OFF of your 2nd tour! That’s right – Buy any tour, save 10% on your 2nd!

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October 1, 2013 by | 0 Comments

Visiting Moorea on a Budget

Moorea

The island of Moorea, Tahiti’s little sister, conjures up images of white sand beaches, palm trees swaying in the breeze, warm turquoise seas – and expensive, out-of-reach luxury hotels that only the rich and honeymooners can afford. True, this small island in expensive French Polynesia does largely cater to the luxury market, but there are ways to visit Moorea on a budget and still enjoy what it has to offer.

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August 14, 2013 by | 2 Comments

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